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Internship Programs and Opportunities

Center for Tree Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Experience careers that explore solutions for climate change, biodiversity loss, natural resources management, and urban life through the center’s REU Program, Tree Science in the Anthropocene, funded by the National Science Foundation.

The 2024 program dates are May 28 through August 2. Successful applicants receive a $6,250 stipend, housing, travel assistance, and small research budget. Applications are accepted December 4, 2023 through February 2, 2024. Learn more >

Public Horticulture Internship

The Morton Arboretum typically offers up to two, 13-week summer internships in public horticulture. The Public Horticulture Internship is designed to introduce students to the dynamic, multifaceted, and rewarding field of public horticulture. By rotating among the science and horticulture staff at the Arboretum, interns gain a broad range of experiences that will help shape their future career interests.

At this time, the 2023 Public Horticulture Internship has been postponed. Please check back in January 2024 for additional updates regarding this possible internship opportunity for the summer of 2024. Learn more >